Therapy dog stolen from autistic boy in Connecticut

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CONNECTICUT –An autistic 11-year-old boy is devastated after his therapy dog was stolen from his aunt’s home in Connecticut.

The boy’s mother Haydee Peralta said her son’s therapy dog, an 8-pound Yorkie named Aimie, accidentally got out of her sister’s house in February.

Security cameras outside the home captured two women in a dark-colored Nissan Maxima snatching the dog, according to Peralta.

Peralta says her son was non-verbal until he got his beloved dog.

The mother says the dog was wearing her collar and tags at the time she disappeared.

Source: Connecticut News 12

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